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HELP!!! Phantom smells!


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Does anyone know about phantom smells? There is a technical term for it but I cannot for my life remember it.

I have had issues with phantom smells in the past but it was always smelling smoke or burning wires that weren't there. It can last from several hours to several days. A few weeks ago, I noticed the burnt wire smell again. Its an unpleasant smell but not horrible, kwim?

But, NOW, now I am smelling FEET! Ewwwwwww.... It is such a disgusting smell. Nobody else around me smells it and I have washed my feet several times to make sure its not ME. Besides the fact that the odor is nauseating and disgusting, I have a slight phobia of feet. I don't like to see them, touch them or have anybody touch mine. I find them disgusting and vile. So, smelling them constantly is seriously irritating me.

Does anybody know what to do about it? How can I get rid of it? Please help- this is seriously starting to upset me. :):(:(

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Guest ASchwartz

Hi Proverbs,

In my experience phantom smells fall into the category of hallucinations. However, it can also be a symptom of some other type of physical ailment. The first thing I suggest you do, whatever the type of phantom experience, is to see your medical doctor and have a thorough medical work up done. There are hormonal changes and other medical factors that can cause this. If everything in the medical work up proves negative, then it is possible that we are looking at hallucinations. Hallucinations are also physical but result from chemical and neurological problems in the brain. My suggestion is to get it checked out soon.

Allan

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Hi Proverbs

But, NOW, now I am smelling FEET! Ewwwwwww.... It is such a disgusting smell. Nobody else around me smells it and I have washed my feet several times to make sure its not ME. Besides the fact that the odor is nauseating and disgusting, I have a slight phobia of feet. I don't like to see them, touch them or have anybody touch mine. I find them disgusting and vile. So, smelling them constantly is seriously irritating me.

Ewwwwwwweee... Rather you than me! I am a bit like yourself, whereas I can't stand the smell of sweaty feet. Luckily, I don't suffer with that problem!

Could you not get some of these airfreshners that you plug in and they automatically squirt every 30 minutes. I have them & there brilliant! Or just buy a load of airfreshners and put them all over the house.

Good luck!

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